How Badly Do You Want It? A Prelude…

How Badly Do You Want It? A Prelude...
share I’m a performance coach. I get contracted with a team or an individual athlete, I show up, they show up, everybody goes home happy and I send the head coach/director an invoice. Simple as. I’ve been operating that way for four years. Now, though, as I finally get into the business launching side of ...

Get Ripped Fast! Here’s The Secret: SLEEP

Get Ripped Fast! Here's The Secret: SLEEP
Everyone wants a sexy solution. A new exercise. A superfruit. A pill. Sorry to break it to you all, it doesn’t exist. You’ve just got to work hard every day. What’s that? You want to know the secret, the game changer the one thing you’re completely missing the boat on? OK, here you go…. Little ...

Just Do Something

Just Do Something
What’s paralyzing you today? What’s your flinch? Why can’t you get started? It’s really easy to sit around thinking about all the exciting things you can and should be doing. It’s even easier to ‘promise’ someone you’ll do it, knowing they are likely to forget what you said or not expect you to follow through. ...

A Reverie

A Reverie
“Know Thyself” …said an inscription on the walls of the temple at Delphi in ancient Greece. Its something we ALL struggle with. Who you are when things are easy, who you are when things are difficult, who you are when under pressure, who perceive yourself as, who you wish yourself to be, and who most ...

Thank you Madame Lindamood

Thank you Madame Lindamood
Dinner in Carcassone, Winter 2005/2006 Never forget to thank the people who inspired you. About one week ago, my high school French teacher made the agonizing decision with her family to check out of the hospital, where she was battling cancer, and in to hospice care. She was at peace with things, and one can’t help ...

People Can Easily Amaze You With Their Very Best…

People Can Easily Amaze You With Their Very Best...
..while most are awful at their very worst. A few will touch your soul with their best and break your heart with their worst. The people who matter, the people who deserve YOUR best, are those who consistently work hard to be at their best more often than their worst AND allow you to be their ...

Fuck the Status Quo

Fuck the Status Quo
“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” – Theodore Roosevelt I had maybe the best holiday (vacation period) of my life over Christmastime in NYC, DC, and Palm Beach, Florida this past month. There was a difficult moment or two, but overall I  straightened my head after a difficult autumn semester, ...

2013 Annual Review: The Flash

2013 Annual Review: The Flash
“Constant exposure to dangers will breed contempt for them.”  –Seneca, Roman Stoic They say that you know you’ve become an adult when an entire calender year goes by and you simply look back and say, “woah!…that was a good year” in response to the flash of memory occupying space in your head to represent 365 ...

The Weekly Roundup, 12/10/2013

The Weekly Roundup, 12/10/2013
Another week, another batch of articles for you to check out! Can’t believe that I’m posting one of these on conescutive weeks? Me neither! I must be, like, becoming consistent, or getting my shit together, or something. Weird. Well…enjoy!   Neuroscientists, Psychologists and Nobel Prize winners put their heads together in this fascinating explanation of ...

I Don’t Have a Clue, and Neither Do You!

I Don't Have a Clue, and Neither Do You!
(editors note: this article was inspired by one written by someone whom I look up to, Mark Manson, here)   I’ve got news for you all: I don’t have a clue about life, and you don’t either. What you think you want (and need!) in life, what you think is important, why you think things happen, what ...